A project portfolio’s agility and liquidity are key components of its business value. To maintain flexibility and optimize investments, organizations must first understand what can cause “portfolio rigor mortis” and then adopt approaches to avoid or “cure” it.
A new survey tries to uncover what really makes a difference in project portfolio performance.
How project portfolio management transformed the way the city of Tacoma delivers goods and services to its 200,000 residents.
More organizations are incrementally adding Agile methods to take their project portfolio management practices to the next level, while software providers are adapting their PPM offerings to keep pace with demand.
From functionality to return on investment, here are some key criteria to focus on when considering a project portfolio management solution.
If it’s the standardization and automation that attracts many in the construction field to project portfolio management software, how that ties into risk and reward keeps them coming back for more.
With the cost, quality and complexity of healthcare under a national microscope these days, some hospitals are already realizing critical improvements by implementing project portfolio management, thanks to niche solutions designed specifically for their needs.
A Gartner research director’s critique of the Project Management Institute’s recently released portfolio and program management standards engages practitioners, vendors and consultants.
Some organizations have the latest and greatest software for prioritizing projects; some don’t. A project management veteran who helped start her credit card company’s PMO from scratch shares her experiences in meeting the challenges. [8 min.]
Gartner’s 2009 Magic Quadrant report surveys the state of PPM in a challenging economy, evaluating 19 technology providers, naming six “leaders” and addressing some emerging market trends.